noun (often initial capital letter) Furniture.
Words nearby boulle
Definition for boulle (2 of 2)
or boule, boulle
noun (often initial capital letter)
Origin of buhl
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There are many really magnificent pieces of Boulle, and several marbles brought back from Italy.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835|Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
Buhl, or Boulle, is inlaid work with tortoise-shell or metals in arabesques or cartouches.The Old Furniture Book|N. Hudson Moore
When there are only two slices of material the technical term for them is Boulle and Counter.Intarsia and Marquetry|F. Hamilton Jackson
In later Boulle, called new Boulle, the tortoiseshell is reddened by colour, or by gilding laid under it.
The materials principally in use, however, in Boulle marquetry are tortoiseshell and brass.